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Operations

Purchasing

  • Giveaways are intentionally thought of
  • Organic cotton (extra $) clothes for leaders
  • Buying from companies that are environmentally, socially, and fiscally responsible
  • Buying in bulk

Printing

  • Double-sided
  • Paperless in Gear House & Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym
  • All waivers/databases = electronic
  • SUMMIT allows for limited use of printed marketing to promote trips, clinics, and events

    Cleaning

    • Products are plant-based in bathrooms
      • Reusable rags and towels

      Transportation

      • Large groups in buses
      • Using facilities
      • Carpooling

      Gear swap

      • Bring in local companies like Gearonimo

      Promoting sustainability in OELLC (Outdoor Education Living Learning Community) 

      Rail Jam

      • Hay bales for the event are then donated to local ranchers to be used with their horse stables.

      Outdoor Education also sponsors speakers and/or films that are based around an environmental perspective to further educate students, faculty and staff on current and relevant issues.

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